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Performance and Efficiency

The New Transit Custom is made to deliver an uncompromised combination of refined power with outstanding fuel efficiency and low emissions. 

New Ford Transit Custom EcoBlue Engine

Improved performance

Improved power and torque are delivered by a range of Ford EcoBlue 2.0 litre engines. Already complying with stringent Euro Stage 6 emissions legislation, the benefits of these advanced powertrains are enhanced by a series of smart, economical technologies. 

An additive that removes pollution

A selective catalytic reduction system uses AdBlue®, a urea/water-based fluid to convert NOx emissions in the exhaust gas into nitrogen and water. A particulate filter then reduces more than 99% of emitted solid particulates from the vehicle’s exhaust. To operate correctly, the AdBlue® tank of your Ford EcoBlue 2.0-litre engine must be filled with AdBlue® fluid. System warnings illuminate when fluid level becomes too low.

New Ford Transit Custom fuel cap
New Ford Transit Custom with Auto Start-Stop

Use less fuel with Auto Start-Stop

When you stop at traffic lights or your vehicle is idling in a queue, this technology can automatically switch off the engine (while still supplying power to essentials like the headlights, air-conditioning, radio and the Ford SYNC system). When you're ready to move, just depress the clutch and select first gear as usual, or press the accelerator on an automatic, and the system restarts. Auto Start-Stop is particularly effective in town and city streets, where it can cut fuel consumption by up to 10% (urban cycle).

Acceleration Control helps you drive more economically

This innovative option controls the rate of acceleration according to whether your vehicle is un-laden or part-laden. As a result, you can expect to lower your fuel consumption by up to 15%, depending on your driving style. The technology can also help reduce the amount of wear and tear on the engine, brakes and tyres, along with other components.

New Ford Transit Custom pedals
New Ford Transit Custom with SelectShift automatic transmission

SelectShift automatic transmission

Both the 130 PS and 170 PS engines are available with the six-speed SelectShift automatic transmission. This is the standard powertrain of choice on a wide range of body styles and GVMs, and it’s designed to provide a smooth, relaxing driving experience, especially in busy stop-start traffic. The transmission allows you to change gear manually if you prefer, using the gear shifter buttons on the facia-mounted gear lever. It also provides the ability to lock out gears in more challenging driving conditions. For example, on slippery surfaces or steep gradients.

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